Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda has appealed to the people of the Jat community, who have been agitating for quotas, to maintain peace and engage in peaceful dialogue with the government.
Randeep, who himself belongs to the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, which has been most affected by the unrest.
In a series of posts on Twitter, the 39-year-old actor addressed the issue in his native tongue Haryanvi and appealed to people to quit the destruction.
"Ram Ram. What is the use of burning your own houses down? Only dialogue can take this matter forward.
Please brothers stop this destruction. #JatProtest #JatReservation," he wrote.
"There is no need to be this crazy. Only proper dialouge can bring a solution to this problem. Don't make it a political issue. Keep calm and peace. Don't burn down your own houses.
"The whole country has taken notice of your problems. Now quit all the destructions and move ahead with a peaceful dialouge process," the actor tweeted.